Admission Deans and Counselors


Updated Scott Scott Alexander, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Director of International Enrollment

New Mexico, Texas (Austin, San Antonio, Houston)

Africa; Asia (Except India and Southeast Asia); Middle East; Europe

caran Caran Arora ’16, Admission Counselor

Connecticut (New Haven, Middlesex, Fairfield, Waterbury, Litchfield, Hartford, and Tolland Counties); New York (Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties)

Updated Photo Jack Behre, Admission Counselor

Delaware; Maine (Portland and Southern); Minnesota; New Jersey (Middlesex, Monmouth, Union, Essex, Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Morris, Sussex, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties); Pennsylvania (Lehigh Valley, Central, Western); Wisconsin

Tyler 2 Tyler Lussier, Assistant Dean of Admission

Arizona; Massachusetts (Essex County, Boston, Cambridge); New Hampshire

Liz_Admission N. Elizabeth Pinnie, Associate Dean of Admission

Colorado; Idaho; Massachusetts (South Shore and Cape Cod); Montana; Nevada; New Jersey (Southern, Somerset and Mercer Counties); Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties); Utah; Wyoming

Central and South America

Jared_Admission Jared H. Rivers, Senior Associate Dean of Admission, Director of Diversity Enrollment

California (Southern); Illinois; Western Massachusetts


Susan Susan Russell ’14, Assistant Dean of Admission

Connecticut (New London, Windham County); Washington, D.C.; Maryland; Massachusetts (Milton, Lexington, Waltham); Rhode Island; Virginia; West Virginia


Johanna_Admission Johanna Farrar Seltzer ’03, Senior Associate Dean of Admission, Director of Communications and Outreach

Alaska; California (Northern); Hawaii; Oregon; Washington

Central and Eastern Asia (excluding China); Canada

carolyn Carolyn Starks, Admission Counselor

Alabama; Arkansas; Florida; Georgia; Louisiana; Massachusetts (Central, Lowell, Concord, and Wellesley); Mississippi; North Carolina; South Carolina; Tennessee

Jane Jane Tran, Admission Counselor

California (Glendale, Pasadena, Long Beach, Orange County, San Diego, Central Valley);  Maine (Augusta and Central); Oklahoma; Texas (excluding Austin)


C. Darryl Uy, Director of Admission

New York (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens)

Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, Southeast Asia

Screen shot 2014-08-11 at 5.55.14 PM Leigh A. Weisenburger, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid


Matthew Matthew Williams, Admission Counselor

Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maine (Bangor and Northern); Michigan; Missouri; New York (Western, Central, Upstate, Capital Region); North Dakota; Nebraska; Ohio; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia); South Dakota; Vermont

If you do not see your region represented above, please feel free to reach out to any one of us!

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